Wednesday, September 22

BIFA – Best Screenplay

Click through each award to see the full list of nominees and winners!

2019 British Independent Film Awards – Best Screenplay

The Personal History of David Copperfield Armando Iannucci

The Personal History of David Copperfield

Armando Iannucci

2018 British Independent Film Awards – Best Screenplay

The Favourite Deborah Davis

The Favourite

Deborah Davis

2017 British Independent Film Awards – Best Screenplay

Lady Macbeth Alice Birch

Lady Macbeth

Alice Birch

2016 British Independent Film Awards – Best Screenplay

Under the Shadow Babak Anvari

Under the Shadow

Babak Anvari

2015 British Independent Film Awards – Best Screenplay

Ex Machina Alex Garland

Ex Machina

Alex Garland

2014 British Independent Film Awards – Best Screenplay

Frank Jon Ronson

Frank

Jon Ronson

2013 British Independent Film Awards – Best Screenplay

Locke Steven Knight

Locke

Steven Knight

2012 British Independent Film Awards – Best Screenplay

Sightseers Alice Lowe

Sightseers

Alice Lowe

2011 British Independent Film Awards – Best Screenplay

Submarine Richard Ayoade

Submarine

Richard Ayoade

2010 British Independent Film Awards – Best Screenplay

The King's Speech David Seidler

The King’s Speech

David Seidler

2009 British Independent Film Awards – Best Screenplay

In the Loop Jesse Armstrong

In the Loop

Jesse Armstrong

2008 British Independent Film Awards – Best Screenplay

In Bruges Martin McDonagh

In Bruges

Martin McDonagh

2007 British Independent Film Awards – Best Screenplay

Notes on a Scandal Patrick Marber

Notes on a Scandal

Patrick Marber

2006 British Independent Film Awards – Best Screenplay

The Queen Peter Morgan

The Queen

Peter Morgan

2005 British Independent Film Awards – Best Screenplay

Millions Frank Cottrell Boyce

Millions

Frank Cottrell Boyce

2004 British Independent Film Awards – Best Screenplay

Shaun of the Dead Simon Pegg

Shaun of the Dead

Simon Pegg

2003 British Independent Film Awards – Best Screenplay

Dirty Pretty Things Steven Knight

Dirty Pretty Things

Steven Knight

2002 British Independent Film Awards – Best Screenplay

Lawless Heart Tom Hunsinger

Lawless Heart

Tom Hunsinger

2001 British Independent Film Awards – Best Screenplay

Sexy Beast Louis Mellis

Sexy Beast

Louis Mellis

2000 British Independent Film Awards – Best Screenplay

Billy Elliot Lee Hall

Billy Elliot

Lee Hall

1999 British Independent Film Awards – Best Screenplay

East Is East Ayub Khan-Din

East Is East

Ayub Khan-Din

1998 British Independent Film Awards – Best Screenplay

My Name Is Joe Paul Laverty

My Name Is Joe

Paul Laverty